coal mining in india began in when john sumner and suetonius grant heatly of the east the location of his three collieries named jeenagora, khas jherria, gareria is mentioned also in india.as on march jharkhand and odisha had the largest coal deposits of . and . respectively.
jharia is a notified area and one of eight development blocks in dhanbad district in jharkhand jharia is located in jharkhand .the first indians to arrive and break monopoly of british in coal mining were gujarati railway contractors from
jun location map of jharkand, jharkhand district map, rivers map of jharkhand jharkhand is known as a mining and industrial heaven of india with mica, coal, bauxite, manganese, fireclay, china clay, lime stone, kainite,
however, the chiria deposit has the potential to es lish a large mine with the the total reserves of the coal in jharkhand is of the order million tones which the graphite reserve of jharkhand are mainly located in palamau district.